GATE Exam for Civil Engineering Online Test

1. In a compaction test, as the compaction effort is increased, the optimum moisture content

 
 
 
 

2. A single rapid test to determine the pollu-tional status of river water is :

 
 
 
 

3. The percentage error in the computed discharge over a triangular notch corresponding to an error of 1% in the measurement of the head over the notch, would be

 
 
 
 

4. The values of liquid limit and plasticity index for soils having common geological origin in a rectricted locality usually define

 
 
 
 

5. In IS : 800 (1984) the permissible compressive stress in column is based on :

 
 
 
 

6. The reaction time for calculation of stopping distance may be assumed as

 
 
 
 

7. The characteristic strength of concrete is defined as that compressive strength below which not more than

 
 
 
 

8. The drop manholes are provided in a sewerage system when there is

 
 
 
 

9. The peak discharge of the instantaneous unit hydrograph of a basin, when compared to the peak discharge of a 4-hour unit hydrograph of that basin, would be

 
 
 
 

10. Un-factored maximum bending moments at a section of a reinforced concrete beam resulting from a frame analysis are 50, 80, 120 and 180 kNm under dead, live, wind and earthquake loads respectively. The design moment (kNm) as per IS: 456-2000 for the limit state of collapse (flexure) is

 
 
 
 

11. The group efficiency of a pile group

 
 
 
 

12. The cylinder strength of the concrete is less than the cube strength because of

 
 
 
 

13. The microbial quality of treated piped water supplies is monitored by

 
 
 
 

14. Presence of excess nitrates in river water indicates :

 
 
 
 

15. Flexible pavements derive stability primarily from :

 
 
 
 

16. In reinforced concrete, pedestal is defined as compression member, whose effective length does not exceed its least dimension by

 
 
 
 

17. Sewage treatment in an oxidation pond is accomplished primarily by :

 
 
 
 

18. Presence of ifluoride in water greater than permissible level of 1.5 mg/l causes

 
 
 
 

19. Vane tester is normally used for determining in situ shear strength of :

 
 
 
 

20. In a reinforced concrete beam-column, the increase in the flexural strength along with the increase in the axial strength occurs

 
 
 
 

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